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Publication Date: 15 Aug 2019
Publisher: SPCK Publishing
Page Count: 160
Author: Rowan Williams
ISBN-13: 9780281081608, 9780281082957

Luminaries

Lives that Illuminate the Christian Way
By Rowan Williams
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Summary
In this sequence of short meditations, Rowan Williams invites you to reflect on the lives and legacies of twenty great Christians – saints, martyrs, poets, theologians and social reformers – all of whom continue to illuminate our spiritual landscape, pointing us towards new horizons and fresh pathways to follow.

The list includes many of the author's own personal heroes, among them Augustine of Hippo, William Tyndale, Theresa of Avila, Charles Dickens, Florence Nightingale, Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Simone Weil,

Let these brilliant meditations light up your path of discipleship and sharpen your spiritual vision as you follow in the footsteps of of the faithful who have gone before.
About the Author
Rowan Williams is Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge. His most recent books include Being Human (2018), God With Us (2017), Being Disciples (2016), What Is Christianity? (2015), Meeting God in Paul (2015), Meeting God in Mark (2014) and Being Christian (2014) – all published by SPCK.
Press Reviews

One of today's most brilliant and profound thinkers.

- Jonathan Sacks

Rowan Williams is one of the great theologians of our time. He is also an inspiring teacher whose godly wisdom helps us understand profound truths.

- Nicky Gumbel

Rowan Williams writes with a gentle strength that witnesses to the joy to be found in being disciples of Jesus.

- Kate Bottley

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